Scott Walker Drops Out of the Race

Republican candidate and Wisconsin governor drops out as Donald Trump and Ben Carson come under fire over religion.
2:59 | 09/22/15

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We hope to see you back here on newscenter 5 at ING the field. It comes among a firestorm with another candidate, Ben Carson, saying when it comes to electing a Muslim president in the country, I absolutely would not deal with that. Now, Scott walker out of the race. Reporter: Tonight, Scott walker's stunning political freefall coming to an end, his campaign now over, sources saying he just ran out of money. Today, I believe that I am being called to lead by 4e78ing clear the field in this race so that a positive, conservative message can rise to the top of the field. Reporter: Walker's working class roots and tough stance on unions made him a republican favorite. Just before entering the race, the governor and his family sitting down with ABC news, saying they were ready for the fight. As a family, I think we've been tested. We've been tested like, I think, nobody else out there. Reporter: But in the spotlight, walker withered, fumbling policy questions and failing to catch fire in debates. Now he is out, and tonight, a call for another republican to drop out as well. Dr. Ben Carson under fire after this answer to the question of whether a candidate's faith should matter. If it fits within the realm of America and consistent with the constitution, no problem. So do you believe that Islam is consistent with the constitution? No, I do not. I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that. Reporter: The only two Muslim members of congress slamming Carson as "Out of touch" and "Simply ridiculous." But Carson doubling down in an interview with the hill, saying whoever takes the white house should be "Sworn in on a stack of bibles, not a Koran." Today, several rivals, including senator Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton pointing to article six of the constitution, which states "No religious test shall ever be required as a qualification to any office." Islam a campaign flashpoint for days, since this moment at a Donald Trump town meeting. We have a problem in this country, it's called muslims. Reporter: Trump, refusing to challenge the man. New poll Numbers out this evening. Carly fiornni is now leading. We have tried to contact her. And I just spoke with Donald Trump. He said that anyone should be able to run despite their faith. The poll Numbers there

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